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Winterhalter’s ‘Portrait of Mélanie de Bussière, Comtesse de Pourtalès’ (1857) @ Sotheby’s Paris

It is always a thrill when iconic works by Franz Xaver Winterhalter turn up on the art market. While transferring the ‘custodianship’, they test the strength of the market and re-invigorate the collectors’ following. 403 mais palavras

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Winterhalter’s ‘Portrait of a Lady (believed to be Louise Freiin von Freystedt, Comtesse Olympe Aguado (1834-98)’ @ Roseberys of London

Another fascinating portrait that recently graced the walls of an auction house represents an unknown lady, in an elaborate, low-cut, evening dress of white tulle and satin, richly decorated with lace, and with a lace shawl thrown over the crinoline skirt. 268 mais palavras

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Updates to the Online Catalogue Raisonne of the Winterhalter Brothers' Works

Dear Friends,

As those of you who had time and patience to download my doctoral thesis on Winterhalter – ‘Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-1873): Portraiture in the Age of Social Change’ – … 151 mais palavras

Franz Xaver Winterhalter

The Doctoral Thesis on Winterhalter is Done – Now, it’s back to the Online Catalogue Raisonné

Dear Friends,

Apologies for my prolonged silence—all my energies have been focused on the completion of my doctoral dissertation on Franz Xaver Winterhalter, titled, accordingly, ‘Franz Xaver Winterhalter (1805-1873): Portraiture in the Age of Social Change’. 194 mais palavras

Franz Xaver Winterhalter